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Exhibition "Children of the Flowers of Evil. Estonian Decadent Art"

"Do you remember the thing we saw, my soul, that summer morning, so beautiful, so soft: at a turning in the path, a filthy carrion, on a bed sown with stones?" (Ch. Baudelaire, trans. Jack Collings Squire).

Through the ages, along with everything beautiful, artists and writers have been captivated by ugliness and depravity. The darker side of life fascinated the legendary poet Charles Baudelaire. His morbid, but elegant world of thoughts and feelings inspired Estonian artists in the early 20th century.

Curator: Lola-Annabel Kass

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